Amy Lilly's Blog Posts

Now May be the Right Time to Sell, Why?

Thinking of Selling Your House? Now Maybe the Right TimeInventory is arguably the biggest challenge for buyers in today’s housing market. There are simply more buyers actively looking for

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Want to Make a Move?

 Homeowner Equity is Growing Year-Over-Year One of the bright spots of the 2020 real estate market is the growth in equity homeowners are experiencing across the country. According to the

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Why this is Not a Housing Crisis, Here are Three Reasons

Three Reasons Why This Is Not a Housing CrisisIn times of uncertainty, one of the best things we can do to ease our fears is to educate ourselves with research, facts, and data. Digging into past

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Interest Rates and Your Monthly House Payments

How Interest Rates Can Impact Your Monthly Housing PaymentsSpring is right around the corner, so flowers are starting to bloom, and many potential homebuyers are getting ready to step into the.

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Coronavirus and the US Housing Market

Impact of the Coronavirus on the U.S. Housing MarketThe Coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused massive global uncertainty, including a U.S. stock market correction no one could have seen.

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Make Homebuying Easier to Understand

How Can Having Professionals Make Homebuying Easier to UnderstandIn the spring, many excited buyers get ready to enter the housing market. Others continue dreaming about the homes they’d like

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3 Financial Reasons for Homeownership

 Great Opportunities in Crowley TX: Click Full List for a list of Available Homes.  There are many clear financial benefits to owning a home: increasing equity, building net worth,

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#1 Misconception in the Homebuying Process

The #1 Misconception in the Homebuying ProcessAfter over a year of moderating home prices, it appears home value appreciation is about to reaccelerate. Skylar Olsen, Director of Economic

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Interest Rates Over Time

Some Highlights:With interest rates hovering at near historic lows, now is a great time to look back at where they’ve been, and how much they’ve changed over time.According to 

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"Why am I still making a Landlord rich when I can keep money in my own pocket?"

Rental Prices on the Rise ALWAYSDo you find yourself asking "Why am I still making a Landlord rich when I can keep money in my own pocket?"Looking ahead, 2020 is projected to be a strong year for

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Why is Winter the Perfect Time to Sell a Home, The #1 Reason is.....

The #1 Reason Why Winter is the Perfect Time to Sell a HomeOver the years I've been asked by sellers if winter is a good time to sell their home. They believe spring is the best time to put their

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Housing Supply in Tarrant County

Housing Supply in Tarrant CountyIf you’ve been debating whether or not to sell your house and are curious about market conditions in your area, this report shows the current months of supply

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Is This the Year to Sell My Texas House?

Should I Sell My Texas House This Year?If one of the questions you’re asking yourself today is, “Should I sell my house this year?” the current Housing Opportunities

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Homebuying Checklist for Your 2020 New Home Purchase

2020 Homebuying ChecklistSome Highlights:If you’re thinking of buying a home, plan ahead and stay on the right track, starting with pre-approval.Being proactive about the

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Make the Dream of Homeownership in Crowley TX 76036 a Reality in 2020

Make the Dream of Homeownership a Reality in 2020In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. led and inspired a powerful movement with his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Through his passion and

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Benefit to Buying at an Early Age

Buying a Home Early Can Significantly Increase Future WealthAccording to an Urban Institute study, homeowners who purchase a house before age 35 are better prepared for retirement at age.

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New Spring Real Estate Market

The New Spring Real Estate Market is Here. Are You Ready?Which month do you think most people who are considering buying a home actually start their search? If you’re like most of us, you

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Multigenerational Living

5 Reasons to Consider Living in a Multigenerational HomeDid you know that 1 in 6 Americans currently live in a multigenerational household?According to Generations United, the number of

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National "Cut Your Energy Costs" Day

National Cut Your Energy Costs Day [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights:On January 10th of each year, “National Cut Your Energy Costs Day” encourages consumers to reduce their overall

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Buyers are Waiting for Your House

There’s a Long Line of Buyers Waiting for Your HouseIf you’re following what’s happening in the housing market right now, you know that many people believe the winter months

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The Best Investment for Americans?

What is the Best Investment for Americans?Some are reporting that there is trepidation regarding the real estate market in the United States. Apparently, the American people are quite comfortable

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Forget the Price of the Home, What Matters is the Cost!

Forget the Price of the Home. The Cost is What Matters.Home buying activity (demand) is up, and the number of available listings (supply) is down. When demand outpaces supply, prices appreciate.&

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Americans' Powerful Belief in Homeownership as an Investment

Americans’ Powerful Belief in Homeownership as an InvestmentThe Federal Reserve Bank (The Fed) recently released their 2019  Survey of Consumer Expectations Housing Survey. The

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Now's the Time to Move-Up and Upgrade Your Current Home!

Now’s the Time to Move-Up and Upgrade Your Current Home!Homes priced at the top 25% of the price range for a particular area of the country are considered "premium homes." In today’s

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Buyers Are Looking For Your Home

Buyers Are Looking For Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights:Existing Home Sales are currently at an annual pace of 5.46 million.The inventory of existing homes for sale remains below the 6 months

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Why List Your Home in the Winter?

The #1 Reason to List Your House in the WinterMany sellers believe spring is the best time to put their homes on the market because buyer demand traditionally increases at that time of year. What

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Today, on Veterans Day, we salute you...

75 Years of VA Home Loan BenefitsToday, on Veterans Day, we salute those who have served our country in war or peace, and we thank them for their sacrifice.This year marks the 75th anniversary

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Slaying the Largest Homebuying Myths Today

Slaying the Largest Homebuying Myths Today [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights:The average down payment for first-time homebuyers is only 6%!Mortgage interest rates have been on the decline since November!

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Spring Forward!!!

Preparing to Spring Forward [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights:In the majority of the country, this weekend marks the start of Daylight Savings Time as we set our clocks forward an hour on Sunday at 2:00

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Housing Market Will "Spring Forward" This Year!

The Housing Market Will “Spring Forward” This Year!Just like our clocks this weekend, in the majority of the country, the housing market will soon “spring forward!” 

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2019 Will Be a Great Year for Buyers AND Sellers

2019 Will Be a Great Year for Buyers AND SellersMany homeowners believe that rising interest rates and home prices have scared away buyers and therefore have not listed their

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Home Prices Are Coming in for a SOFT Landing....

No Worries… Home Prices Coming in for a SOFT LandingHome prices have appreciated considerably over the last five years. This has some concerned that we may be in for another dramatic

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Is Home Equity Important in Retirement Planning?

The Importance of Home Equity in Retirement PlanningWe often discuss the difference in family wealth between homeowner households and renter households. Much of that difference is the

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Why is a Normal Market Just What We Need?

Why A Normal Market is Just What We NeedThe housing market has been hot for a while now. Homes have been flying off the shelves as fast as they have been listed. Buyers have been competing in

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Baby Boomers are Downsizing, Are you Ready to Move?

Baby Boomers are Downsizing, Are You Ready to Move?For a while now baby boomers have been blamed for a portion of the housing market’s current lack of housing inventory, but should they really

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Why Homeownership Matters Now More Than Ever

Why Homeownership Matters Now More Than EverStudy after study shows that no matter what generation Americans belong to, the vast majority believe that homeownership is an important part of their

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